GLOSSARY

Lesson 1: Topic 9 of 9

Familiarize yourself with these acronyms, which will be used throughout the remainder of the course.

BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

DHS Department of Homeland Security

DOL Department of Labor

EAP Employee Assistance Program 

EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 

EOP Emergency Operations Plan 

FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 

NSC National Safety Council 

OIG Office of Inspector General 

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

PTO Personal Time Off (the bundling or replacing of vacation, sick leave, and sometimes holidays) 

PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

RIF Reduction in Force (a.k.a. layoff, downsizing, rightsizing) 

SCOTUS Supreme Court of the United States

USPS U.S. Postal Service

VPP Violence Protection Program